Royal Society of Chemistry

Competitive formation of DNA linkage isomers by a trinuclear platinum complex and the influence of pre-association

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3583-3593
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02942A, PaperJoseph J. Moniodis, Donald S. Thomas, Murray S. Davies, Susan J. Berners-Price, Nicholas P. Farrell
The trinuclear platinum drug BB3464 pre-associates in the minor groove at two different sites on a 14-mer duplex and this dictates the nature of the adducts formed in both 5[prime or minute]-5[prime or minute] and 3[prime or minute]-3[prime or minute] directions.
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Protein ruthenation and DNA alkylation: chlorambucil-functionalized RAPTA complexes and their anticancer activity

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3614-3623
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02764G, PaperOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Alexey A. Nazarov, Samuel M. Meier, Olivier Zava, Yulia N. Nosova, Elena R. Milaeva, Christian G. Hartinger, Paul J. Dyson
The conjugation of chlorambucil to the RAPTA scaffold results in an anticancer active agent capable of cross-linking DNA and proteins.
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The induction of lysis in lysogenic strains of Escherichia coli by a new antitumor transplatin derivative and its DNA interactions

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3573-3582
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02603A, PaperViktor Brabec, Jitka Pracharova, Olga Novakova, Dan Gibson, Jana Kasparkova
DNA is the cellular target for antitumor derivatives of transplatin including those containing small aliphatic amino ligands.
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Binding of Ru(terpyridine)(pyridine)dipyridophenazine to DNA studied with polarized spectroscopy and calorimetry

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3604-3613
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02642J, PaperAnna K. F. Martensson, Per Lincoln
Achiral Ru(tpy)(py)dppz2+ intercalated into DNA has similar intermolecular interactions as opposite enantiomers of its structural isomer, the "light-switch" complex Ru(bpy)2dppz2+.
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Zinc complexes as fluorescent chemosensors for nucleic acids: new perspectives for a "boring" element

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3527-3535
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02881C, PerspectiveAlessio Terenzi, Antonino Lauria, Anna Maria Almerico, Giampaolo Barone
Recent applications of zinc(II) complexes as fluorescent probes for nucleic acids are described highlighting their potential as diagnostic tools.
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Syntheses of polypyridyl metal complexes and studies of their interaction with quadruplex DNA

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3686-3700
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02910K, PaperOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Verity S. Stafford, Kogularamanan Suntharalingam, Arun Shivalingam, Andrew J. P. White, David J. Mann, Ramon Vilar
A series of metal complexes with substituted terpyridines show high affinity towards quadruplex DNA, particularly bimetallic (trpy)Pt/M(cyclen) complexes.
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Convenient detection of metal-DNA, metal-RNA, and metal-protein adducts with a click-modified Pt(II) complex

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3536-3539
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02649G, CommunicationOpen Access Open Access Creative Commons Licence&nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Alan D. Moghaddam, Jonathan D. White, Rachael M. Cunningham, Andrea N. Loes, Michael M. Haley, Victoria J. DeRose
cis-[Pt(2-azido-1,3-propanediamine)Cl2] is a reagent for high-yield post-treatment fluorescent labelling of Pt(II) biomolecular targets using click chemistry and exhibits a bias in conformational isomers in the context of duplex DNA.
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RNA and DNA binding of inert oligonuclear ruthenium(II) complexes in live eukaryotic cells

Dalton Transactions - 13 February, 2015 - 02:54

Dalton Trans., 2015, 44,3594-3603
DOI: 10.1039/C4DT02575J, PaperXin Li, Anil K. Gorle, Tracy D. Ainsworth, Kirsten Heimann, Clifford E. Woodward, J. Grant Collins, F. Richard Keene
Oligonuclear polypyridylruthenium(II) complexes show selectivity for the nucleus of eukaryotic cells with a considerable preference for the RNA-rich nucleolus.
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Correction: Studies towards asymmetric synthesis of 4(S)-11-dihydroxydocosahexaenoic acid (diHDHA) featuring cross-coupling of chiral stannane under mild conditions

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,2196-2196
DOI: 10.1039/C5OB90015H, CorrectionRui Wang, Anyu He, Errabelli Ramu, John R. Falck
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Synthesis of imidazoles via cascade reaction of nitroallylic acetates with amidines and studies on their trypanocidal activity

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,1996-2000
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02561J, CommunicationTarun Kumar, Deepti Verma, Rubem F. S. Menna-Barreto, Wagner O. Valenca, Eufranio N. da Silva Junior, Irishi N. N. Namboothiri
Functionalized imidazoles derived from nitroallylic acetates and amidines exhibit potent activity against T. cruzi, the etiological agent of Chagas disease.
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Synthesis of a novel water-soluble cylindrical macrotricyclic host and its complexation with N-methylquinolinium and N-methylisoquinolinium salts: formation of 1 : 2 complexes in water

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,1988-1991
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02533D, CommunicationFei Zeng, Chuan-Feng Chen
A water-soluble cylindrical macrotricyclic host could form 1 : 2 complexes with N-methylquinolinium or N-methylisoquinolinium salts in water solution and in the solid state.
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Highly efficient synthesis of novel methyl 132-methylene mesopyropheophorbide a and its stereoselective Michael addition reaction

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,1992-1995
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02491E, CommunicationJiazhu Li, Yang Liu, Xi-Sen Xu, Yan-Long Li, Shan-Guo Zhang, Il Yoon, Young Key Shim, Jin-Jun Wang, Jun-Gang Yin
pH-Dependent regioselective condensation of methyl mesopyropheophorbide a with HCHO is studied and stereoselective Michael reaction of the 132-methylene product is also discussed.
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The chemical biology of dimethylsulfoniopropionate

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,1954-1968
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02407A, Review ArticleJeroen S. Dickschat, Patrick Rabe, Christian A. Citron
This review addresses synthesis, biosynthesis, transport and degradation of dimethylsulfoniopropionate and its derivatives.
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Exploring the scope of the isothiourea-mediated synthesis of dihydropyridinones

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,2177-2191
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02408G, PaperPei-Pei Yeh, David S. B. Daniels, Charlene Fallan, Eoin Gould, Carmen Simal, James E. Taylor, Alexandra M. Z. Slawin, Andrew D. Smith
The exploration and expansion of the scope of the isothiourea-mediated synthesis of dihydropyridinones is presented.
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Halide inhibition of the copper-catalysed azide-alkyne cycloaddition

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,1974-1978
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02479F, CommunicationRebekah M. Moorman, Matthew B. Collier, Bram H. Frohock, Michael D. Womble, Justin M. Chalker
Halides are inhibitors of the copper-catalysed azide-alkyne cycloaddition. Case studies in this inhibition are presented, along with experimental measures useful in accommodating halides in this widely used reaction.
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Metal-free C-H amination of unactivated hydrocarbons with sulfonylimino-[small lambda]3-bromanes generated in situ from (diacetoxybromo)benzene

Org. and Biomol. Chem. - 12 February, 2015 - 13:17

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2015, 13,2129-2133
DOI: 10.1039/C4OB02160F, PaperKazunori Miyamoto, Taiga Ota, Md. Mahbubul Hoque, Masahito Ochiai
A simple method for direct metal-free C-H amination of unactivated hydrocarbons using easy-handling diacetoxy-[small lambda]3-bromane and triflylamide or sulfamate esters was developed.
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Using lanthanide ions in molecular bioimaging

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 12 February, 2015 - 11:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00293H, Review ArticleAngelo J. Amoroso, Simon J. A. Pope
This review presents an accessible discussion of the application of trivalent lanthanide ions in both optical and magnetic resonance imaging.
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Luminescent cation sensors: from host-guest chemistry, supramolecular chemistry to reaction-based mechanisms

Chem. Soc. Rev. - 12 February, 2015 - 11:54

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2015, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4CS00391H, HighlightMargaret Ching-Lam Yeung, Vivian Wing-Wah Yam
This highlight provides a brief overview on luminescent cation detection strategies derived from a wide variety of organic and organometallic architectures, including those based on the ion-receptor complementarity, integrated with the extension of the concept of supramolecular chemistry and those using the irreversible analyte-specific reactions.
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Data-driven discovery of energy materials: efficient BaM2Si3O10 : Eu2+ (M = Sc, Lu) phosphors for application in solid state white lighting

Faraday Disc. - 12 February, 2015 - 10:54
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00125G, PaperJakoah Brgoch, Kathryn Hasz, Kristin A. Denault, Christopher K. H. Borg, Alexander A. Mikhailovsky, Ram Seshadri
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Ion counting in supercapacitor electrodes using NMR spectroscopy

Faraday Disc. - 12 February, 2015 - 10:54
Faraday Discuss., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00138A, PaperJohn M. Griffin, Alexander C. Forse, Hao Wang, Nicole M. Trease, Pierre-Louis Taberna, Patrice Simon, Clare P. Grey
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